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    Relics: Five Relics Related to Historic American Trees, from the Collection of J. S. Reigart, including, a turned wood ornament, 3.5", labeled, "Stuyvesant Pear Tree"; another turned ornament, 3.5" high, labeled, "Ledyard Elm, Hartford, 1765", planted by the great American traveler and eccentric, John Ledyard; a turned wood box, 1.75" in diameter, labeled, "The Penn Treaty Oak", where William Penn signed a treaty with the local Indians, accompanied by a related newspaper clipping; a large piece of knotted wood, 5" x 4", the impressive piece of wood is labeled with a news clipping that reads, in part, "The Varian Tree - The veteran tree planted by a member of the old Huguenot Varian family , on Broadway, opposite what is new known as 1151 Broadway ..."; and, a large turned oak wine glass, 4" high, with a label on the bottom that reads, "Wine Glass made of a piece of an old Oak Tree, cor. 63rd Street and West End Avenue, New York City. Of the original forest on Manhattan Island, N.Y.".

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    May, 2011
    21st Saturday
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